Month: July 2020

Camilla’s mask is PRETTY. ICYMI here this week: We took a look back at Charles and Diana’s wedding. Elsewhere of possible interest: This is good, via Smithsonian: Hawaiian Chief’s Cloak and Helmet Repatriated After 241 Years. (I found this while I was looking for interesting things to read about Hawaiian royalty, a subject with which
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Mythological tales, from Achilles to Dracula, are rooted in immunity. And since medicine’s earliest days, physicians have relied on metaphors—using images like armies, orchestras, communities, weather, and gardens—to try to explain what is, in fact, an extremely complicated system that controls the health and well-being of virtually every aspect of the human body. New York
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We hope this weekend treats you well. John Lewis wrote a piece for the New York Times to be published on the day of his funeral (which was Thursday). Please read it. And this is a great piece by Wesley Lowery at GQ: John Lewis’s Final Fights At Bitch: 30 Years after the ADA, It’s
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I know it’s not really fair to write-off a whole fashion category, but I’ve never really been much of a dress person. I have a fair selection in my wardrobe, so I’m not totally averse, however I know some people who live in them and love nothing more than the swishy feel of a flowing skirt. Yet, I have recently identified the importance of
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Attention shoppers: Rihanna’s Savage x Fenty lingerie brand is dropping its latest collection on Saturday. And model, actress, musician Nazanin Mandi — who became a brand ambassador three weeks ago — can be seen sporting the looks, including the eye-popping, neon-green “Tutti Fruity” bodysuit.    Nazanin Mandi is a brand ambassador for Rihanna’s lingerie brand
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Lingerie brands continue to give back.   Smart&Sexy and Curvy Couture — two lingerie brands owned by Ariela & Associates LLC, the 27-year-old privately held intimates apparel manufacturer — is handing out cash prizes (15 $10,000 grants and four $25,000 grants) to female business owners during a virtual ceremony Friday.  The event is in partnership with
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Tatcha, Givenchy Parfums, and Glossier In the real world, the idea of walking up to a beauty counter and touching a display product—and then putting it on my face—sends a chill down my spine. I know I’m not alone, which leaves those of us in the beauty world to wonder: where does an industry that’s
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Women’s wear has become a major growth category for the Faherty Brand, and the casual lifestyle label is beefing up its team in hopes of continuing to expand its reach and product offering. Jennifer Cole, who has worked for Global Brands Group, Diane von Furstenberg, Michael Kors and Theory, has joined the company as design
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Back in 2016 — and in early July, so I totally missed this milestone somehow? — Leslie Jones apparently couldn’t get any nibbles on a dress for the Ghostbusters premiere, and tweeted about it a few days before the event. Christian Siriano stepped up an hour later, and the yield was this stunning red gown
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For the eight million Americans living with psoriasis, the mental impact can be as great as the physical one. A dermatologist and psychologist weigh in on why treatment must address both burdens.  This story originally appeared in the August 2020 issue of Allure. Learn how to subscribe here. THE PHYSICAL SIGNS OF PSORIASIS By Joel Gelfand,
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With much of the year moved to distanced outdoor activities or solo ones inside, many of us have had to rethink our favorite workouts. Although a group Spin class may not be a reality for those of us who are itching to clip-in, at-home bikes are. Whether you’re like this editor who recently ditched her
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